|Event:||UFC Fight Night 131: Rivera vs. Moraes|
|Date:||Fri., Jun. 1, 2018|
|Venue:||Adirondack Bank Center|
|Location:||Utica, New York|
UFC Fight Night 131 is officially in the books. ‘Rivera vs. Moraes’-led card took place at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York, 5 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Marlon Moraes’s KO (Head Kick and Punches) victory over Jimmie Rivera. In the co-main event, Gregor Gillespie defeated Vinc Pichel in round 2 by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke).
UFC Fight Night 131 bonus awards
Traditionally, UFC has handed out bonuses for Fight of the Night, Submission of the Night, and Knockout of the Night. The bonuses ranged from $20,000 up to $120,000. In 2014, the promotion has announced the Performance of the Night bonuses will replace the existing Knockout and Submission of the Night awards. The bonuses will be $50,000 each. There are two types of awards:
- Fight of the Night is awarded to both fighters in the most exciting fight of the night.
- Performance of the Night is awarded to fighters who put on the best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Fight Night 131 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 131: Rivera vs. Moraes, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Marlon Moraes, Gregor Gillespie, Ben Saunders and Nathaniel Wood, who will be leaving the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York with an extra $50,000. No One was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC Fight Night 131 fighter payouts
The salaries below are not official, but only an estimate. These payouts do not reflect the entire compensation for the event, as athletes may receive money from other undisclosed endorsements, Reebok sponsorship pay, and PPV points that some top-level fighters collect. Moreover, deductions for items such as insurance and licenses are not accounted for.
The list of fighter pay from UFC Fight Night 131:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 131 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 131 attendance and gate
There were 5,063 fans inside the Adirondack Bank Center for UFC Fight Night 131 on June 1. The reported gate for the event is: $322,825. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.